Discharge Planning: A Guide to a Smoother Transition
If you or a senior loved one are in the hospital or are preparing for a scheduled surgery, planning for discharge is a vital part of the recovery process. Utilizing the right resources for follow-up care can be especially important in helping prevent older adults from being readmitted to the hospital.
Good discharge planning can help patients make a smoother transition to the next step of their recovery. Failing to plan can have the opposite effect. One study found that, on discharge from the hospital, 30% of patients have at … read more
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